A matched set of two jugs, a so called “Enghalskanne” with a light-blue ground ovoid body and tapering neck, with on the top the pewter mounted handle. The flat pewter cover connected with a ball-shaped thumbpiece to the handle. The body decorated in shades of blue and yellow with flowers and birds and standing on a round pewter mounted flat base.
Das Hausgerät Mitteleuropas - Walter Dexel Page 89 Blatt VII
Collection Kunstgewerbe Museum Köln (= Now MAKK)
Hanau – Germany,
Circa 1680 - 1700
Height: 31,8 / 35,5 cm. (12,5 / 14 inches.)
Diam.: 15,8 cm. (6,2 inches.)
Diam. base: 11 cm. (4,3 inches.)
Weight: 1.317 & 1.319 grams
The first German faience manufactory was opened in Hanau in 1661. Faience’s were produced in Hanau until 1806.